Florence

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Make it easy on yourself. With a prime location on the central Oregon Coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River, Florence offers all of the region’s perks in one visit. From freshwater lakes and miles of coastal sand dunes to world-class landmarks like Heceta Head Lighthouse and the Sea Lion Caves, Florence is a favorite destination for foodies, adventurers and dreamers.

Oregon Coast

Florence is located in Oregon Coast, home to 363 miles of secluded beaches, sand dunes, crashing waves, lighthouses and towering forests.

Nearby cities are: Reedsport, Yachats, Winchester Bay, and Waldport.

an Itinerary48 Relaxing Hours in Florence

by Eileen Garvin / May 23, 2016

A couple slows down on the Oregon Coast

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Florence

by Eileen Garvin / June 26, 2014

The Central Coast town of Florence (pop. 8,500), set on the Siuslaw River just off of Highway 101, hasa charm all its own. With the Old Town neighborhood tucked under the shadow of the 1930s Siuslaw River Bridge and bookended by the national dunes…

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an Oregon Story6 Outdoor Adventures in Florence

by Sarah and Kris Moran / September 13, 2016

Florence, Oregon, population 8,500, is situated on Oregon’s central coast; with Highway 101 cutting right through the middle of it, making it easily accessible. The pleasant Old Town is nestled along the Siuslaw River, which flows into the Pacific…

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a Grant’s GetawayDune Riders

by Grant McOmie / August 15, 2014

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Areacovers forty-two miles from Florence to Coos Bay and is an Oregon landmark for outdoor recreation. It’sa stretch of the coast that feels more akin to some vast, exotic locale where sand dunes…

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Find things to see and do In Florence

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Florence Area Chamber of Commerce 290 Hwy. 101, Florence 541.997.3128 www.FlorenceChamber.com
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